Tomas Colbengtson is sami, the indigenous nomadic reindeer-people who lives in the northern parts of Scandinavia. He is born in a small Sami village of Björkvattnet, Tärna, in Northern Sweden. In his works he often refers to sami culture, investigating cultural identity, history and indigenous peoples contemporary situations. He often experiments with a combination of media and material and has developed a new ways to work with screen printing; such as an overlay glass, screen-print on metal, (aluminium, brass, silver) as well as etching and digital art techniques . Colbengtson is exhibiting international, public artwork in Sweden and Finland.